Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Wednesday, September 22, 1999

Three medals for
UH’s Folker

University of Hawaii swimmer Nick Folker of South Africa won gold, silver and bronze medals at the recent All-Africa Games.

Folker swam on the winning 400-meter freestyle relay team, finished second in the 50 freestyle final and was third in the 100 free final.

HPU unanimous No. 1 pick

The undefeated Hawaii Pacific women's volleyball team remained the top-ranked team in the AVCA Division II Coaches Top 25 poll released yesterday.

The Sea Warriors (10-0) received all 25 first-place votes. Rated right behind HPU is Brigham Young-Hawaii (7-1).

The two teams meet at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the PacWest Conference opener at St. Andrew's Priory gym. They play again at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at BYUH's Cannon Activities Center.

The Sea Warriors' final preseason match is tonight against Chaminade at McCabe Gym.

Crusaders still third in nation

Unbeaten St. Louis remained third in this week's Fox Fab 50 national high school football rankings while holding onto the top spot in the West.

The Crusaders (5-0) continued to trail only Evangel Christian of Shreveport, La., and Robert E. Lee of Midland, Texas, (both 3-0) in the national rankings.

Yao women's senior golf winner

Lily Yao, playing in E Flight (50-56 years old), shot a 79 yesterday at Hickam's Mamala Bay course to capture low-gross honors in the Hawaii State Women's Golf Association Seniors Championship.

Soccer setback for Sea Warriors

Sonoma State edged Hawaii Pacific, 1-0, in a men's soccer match yesterday at Rohnert Park, Calif.

The Sea Warriors fell to 4-4 this season. Sonoma State is 3-4-2.

HITS gymnasts in national picture

Megan Harada of the Hawaiian Island Twisters has nailed a spot on the Talent Opportunity Program National Team and five of her teammates will have a chance to join her at the national TOP training camp in December.

Harada competes at level 7, diamond level, in the 7-8 age group. The five older HITS gymnasts will compete for national team spots during National TOP Testing Oct. 30-31 at Tucson, Ariz.

They are Nicole Little, Dana Harada, Amanda Lee, Jackie Hilea and Torrie Villasenor.

See line scores and results in
the [Scoreboard] section.

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